What Happened in 1099

  • Siege of Jerusalem

    The Siege of Jerusalem took place from June 7 to July 15, 1099 during the First Crusade. During it, the Crusaders stormed and captured the city... Read more

  • Knights And Peasants Capture Jerusalem

    The First Crusade was launched in 1095 by Pope Urban II with the primary goal of responding to the appeal from Byzantine Emperor Alexius I. The... Read more

  • Establishment Of The Kingdom Of Jerusalem

    The Kingdom of Jerusalem was a Christian kingdom established in the Levant in 1099 after the First Crusade. It lasted nearly two hundred years,... Read more

  • Battle Of Ascalon

    The Battle of Ascalon took place on August 12, 1099, and is often considered the last action of the First Crusade. The crusaders had negotiated... Read more